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Early Head Start: Children ages 6 weeks to 3 years old, year-round
Head Start: Children ages 3 years to 5 years old, during the academic year

Easterseals Head Start programs prepare children for kindergarten and help their families achieve self-sufficiency.

We provide high-quality pre-school programs at no cost to qualifying families in Southern Prince George's County, Maryland and the District of Columbia, Ward 5. Children of all abilities are welcome.

We're Hiring Teachers! Join our team of highly trained, dedicated early educators.

Children in our Head Start programs build literacy, math, and social skills with the support of well-trained teachers and an engaging curriculum. We promote school readiness by meeting children’s emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs.

For the families of the children we serve, we recognize you as our equal partner and your child's first and most important teacher. Our Family Advocates work in partnership with families to provide individualized support and referrals. Family Advocates provide support to services such as housing, food insecurity, education, employment, healthcare, and transportation.

Pre-school children ages 0-5 of all abilities from qualifying families in Southern Prince George's County, Maryland and the District of Columbia, Ward 5, are welcome to apply.

Easterseals Head Start & Early Head Start promote school readiness for children in low-income families by offering education, nutritional, health, social, and other services.

What do I need?

Proof of child’s age (i.e., birth certificate)
Proof of residency (i.e., bill, lease)
Proof of income (i.e., W2, paystub, child support documentation) 

How do I apply?

Complete our online application for enrollment at one of our centers. Apply online.

Head Start Center Locations

Easterseals Head Start - Allentown Road
6400-B Allentown Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748

Easterseals Head Start - Marlboro Pike
6419 Marlboro Pike
District Heights, MD 20747

Contact Us

To learn more about enrolling your child today, contact Easterseals Head Start Programs at (202) 815-4056. For Head Start, contact headstart@eseal.org. For Early Head Start, contact earlyheadstart@eseal.org.

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